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From Rodent of Unusual Size <c...@apache.org>
Subject [STATUS] (httpd-2.2) Wed 18 Apr 2007 07:58:49 AM EDT
Date Wed, 18 Apr 2007 11:58:50 GMT
APACHE 2.2 STATUS:                                              -*-text-*-
Last modified at [$Date: 2007-04-12 16:00:54 -0400 (Thu, 12 Apr 2007) $]

The current version of this file can be found at:

  * http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/httpd/httpd/branches/2.2.x/STATUS

Documentation status is maintained seperately and can be found at:

  * docs/STATUS in this source tree, or
  * http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/STATUS

Consult the following STATUS files for information on related projects:

  * http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/apr/apr/trunk/STATUS
  * http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/apr/apr-util/trunk/STATUS

Patches considered for backport are noted in their branches' STATUS:

  * http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/httpd/httpd/branches/1.3.x/STATUS
  * http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/httpd/httpd/branches/2.0.x/STATUS
  * http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/httpd/httpd/branches/2.2.x/STATUS


Release history:
    [NOTE that x.{odd}.z versions are strictly Alpha/Beta releases,
          while x.{even}.z versions are Stable/GA releases.]

    2.2.5   : In Development
    2.2.4   : Released on January 9, 2007 as GA.
    2.2.3   : Released on July 28, 2006 as GA.
    2.2.2   : Released on May 1, 2006 as GA.
    2.2.1   : Tagged on April 1, 2006, not released.
    2.2.0   : Released on December 1, 2005 as GA.
    2.1.10  : Tagged on November 19, 2005, not released.
    2.1.9   : Released on November 5, 2005 as beta.
    2.1.8   : Released on October 1, 2005 as beta.
    2.1.7   : Released on September 12, 2005 as beta.
    2.1.6   : Released on June 27, 2005 as alpha.
    2.1.5   : Tagged on June 17, 2005.
    2.1.4   : not released.
    2.1.3   : Released on  February 22, 2005 as alpha.
    2.1.2   : Released on December 8, 2004 as alpha.
    2.1.1   : Released on November 19, 2004 as alpha.
    2.1.0   : not released.


Contributors looking for a mission:

    * Just do an egrep on "TODO" or "XXX" in the source.

    * Review the bug database at: http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/

    * Review the "PatchAvailable" bugs in the bug database:

      https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/buglist.cgi?bug_status=NEW&bug_status=ASSIGNED&bug_status=REOPENED&product=Apache+httpd-2&keywords=PatchAvailable

      After testing, you can append a comment saying "Reviewed and tested".

    * Open bugs in the bug database.


CURRENT RELEASE NOTES:

    * Forward binary compatibility is expected of Apache 2.2.x releases, such
      that no MMN major number changes will occur.  Such changes can only be
      made in the trunk.

    * All commits to branches/2.2.x must be reflected in SVN trunk,
      as well, if they apply.  Logical progression is commit to trunk,
      get feedback and votes on list or in STATUS, then merge into
      branches/2.2.x, as applicable.


RELEASE SHOWSTOPPERS:

PATCHES ACCEPTED TO BACKPORT FROM TRUNK:
  [ start all new proposals below, under PATCHES PROPOSED. ]


PATCHES PROPOSED TO BACKPORT FROM TRUNK:

    * ab: Two minor fixes for PRs
      * 42070: sign mismatch in format string causes high server listening port
        numbers to be reported incorrectly. Subversion r526584
      * 31268 and 26554: Allow -H command-line switch to override default 
        values for Accept:, Host: and User-Agent: request headers. 
        Subversion r526872
      
      svn diff -r516175:HEAD http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/httpd/httpd/trunk/support/ab.c
      applies to 2.2.x branch with offsets. 
      
      +1: sctemme

    * mod_ssl: Move thread locking upcall initialization before
      hardware library initialization, so hardware library can use
      these upcalls when run in a threaded MPM. Fixes PR 20951. 
      Trunk version of patch applies: 

      http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/httpd/httpd/trunk/modules/ssl/ssl_engine_init.c?r1=520701&r2=525709&view=patch
      
      +1: sctemme

    * mod_proxy_ajp: Fix wrong retry when sending the response failed.
      PR 40310 (The old fix wasn't ok).
      Trunk version of patch:
      http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=rev&revision=518938
      (It also works for httpd-2.2.x).
      +1: jfclere

    * mpm_winnt: Fix return values from wait_for_many_objects.
      Note - this is required to avoid hangups of socket #64, #128
      as Microsoft set aside 64 reserved values.
      Trunk version of patch:
        http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=rev&revision=428029
      2.2.x version of patch:
        Trunk version works
        http://people.apache.org/~wrowe/mpm_winnt_waits.patch
        is easier to read (-U8)
      +1: mturk
      wrowe notes: a patch should have the necessary effect with the
        minimum lines of code - there's alot of redecorating that's
        going on in this patch to no net effect.  The WAIT_TIMEOUT
        result value seems to be ignored in the revised code?
      mturk notes: WAIT_TIMEOUT is replaced by WAIT_FAILED with
        the accompanied patch in mpm\winnt\child.c.

    * PKCS#7: backport PCKS#7 patches from trunk.
      +1 ben
      jerenkrantz: What's the revision number to backport?
      wrowe asks: ditto jerenkrantz

    * mod_proxy: Support variable interpolation in reverse proxy configuration
      http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=rev&revision=421686  (code)
      http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=rev&revision=422178  (code)
      http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/manual/mod/mod_proxy.xml?r1=420990&r2=421725
(docs)
      +1: niq, mturk
      -.9: wrowe notes; modifying the existing syntax seems inappropriate, new
           ProxyPassSubstitute or similarly named directives would seem to
           make more sense, permit direct Reverse'als when appropriate and
           restrict the Substitutions to be parsed only when required.

   * mod_authn_dbd: Export any additional columns queried in the SQL select
     into the environment with the name AUTHENTICATE_<COLUMN>. This brings
     mod_authn_dbd behaviour in line with mod_authnz_ldap.
     Trunk: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=rev&revision=466865
     +1: minfrin
     niq: This wants a little tidying.  Use of 13 as a magic number (for a
          strlen of something defined elsewhere) is nasty.  More importantly
          you need to document how it affects the module's directives.
          I'll +1 it when that's done.
     wrowe: ditto's - good concept.

   * mod_cache: Correctly cache objects whose URL query string has been
     modified by mod_rewrite.
        PR: 40805
     Trunk version of patch:
       http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=rev&revision=476625
     2.2.x version of patch:
       Trunk version works
     +1: rpluem, jim

   * mod_cache: While serving a cached entity ensure that filters that have
     been applied to this cached entity before saving it to the cache are not
     applied again.
        PR: 40090
     Trunk version of patch:
       http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=425787&view=rev
     2.2.x version of patch:
       Trunk version works
     +1: rpluem

   * mod_alias: Accept path components (URL part) in Redirects
       PR: 35314
     http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=490142&view=rev
     +1: niq, jim

   * mod_headers: Allow % at the end of a Header value
       PR: 36609
     http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=490156&view=rev
     http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=499567&view=rev
     +1: niq, rpluem

   * support/htdbm.c: Enable crypt() support on platforms with crypt() but not
     <crypt.h>, such as z/OS.
     Trunk version of patch:
       http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=rev&revision=526892
     2.2.x version of patch:
       Trunk version works
     +1: trawick

   * HTTP proxy ProxyErrorOverride: Leave 1xx and 3xx responses alone.  Only
     processing of error responses (4xx, 5xx) will be altered.  PR
     39245.
     Trunk version of patch:
       http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=rev&revision=527969
     2.2.x version of patch:
       Trunk version works
     +1: trawick, rpluem

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